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WAAY 31 News

WAAY-TV Live Stream

WAAY 31 News logoWAAY 31 News is an ABC affiliate US TV channel providing services to the Tennessee Valley of North Alabama. Under the ownership of Allen Media Broadcasting, the Huntsville, Al-licensed network operates at Virtual CH 31. Allen Broadcasting is a daughter-company of LA-based Entertainment studios. Find local news about Huntsville & Decatur, get weather coverage, explore Investigative stories, dig into several exciting features at WAAY TV. Moreover, the station also includes several other services like traffic alerts, an option to submit news, Hero Salute, Hometown Heroes, Feeding America, Back to School, Shoals, I-Team, and Restaurant & Business Directory. Not to mention the sports coverage, videos, weather radar, and Skilled to Work feature. Catch the network’s live services over different local cable networks and the mobile app WAAY TV ABC 31 News via WAAY 31 live stream.

Channel 31 Huntsville uses the brand name “WAAY 31 News” and the tagline “Coverage You Can Count On” for a newscast.

Watch WAAY 31 Live Stream

To get all the latest news headlines from Huntsville and Decatur, watch WAAY 31 live stream by logging into “” and mobile app. Or you can simply get the HD video of the station’s live transmission here below. You see the player below, just click on it and wait for 3 seconds until the stream gets prepared to load. Once it starts, you can enjoy live news shows, local coverage, current affair, and several entertainment programs. The station is known for its investigative stories.

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WAAY 31 Live Stream Schedule

The streaming schedule of WAAY 31 explains the timings of the news shows and other programs. You can check both week days and weekend listing in the below table.

Sr. WeekdaysSaturdaysSundays
1.4:30am to 7am6am to 7am5pm to 5:30pm
2.11am to 12pm8am to 9am10pm to 10:30pm
3.4pm to 5pm5pm to 5:30pm-
4.5pm to 5:30pm6pm to 6:30pm-
5.6pm to 6:30pm10pm to 10:30pm-
6.10pm to 10:35pm--

General FAQ’s by WAAY 31

Viewers often look for the answers to the following question about the station’s general bio or famous personalities.

Did Liz Cosgrove Leave WAAY 31?

Liz Cosgrove was a terrific meteorologist at WAAY TV. She joined the station in 2014 and provided the daily weather forecast to the audience. However, 20 April 2018 was her last day at the channel. No one knows where she went after that and what she has been doing right now. Her professional Twitter account was also last updated on 19 April 2019 when she announced her resignation at WAAY News.

Has Chris Smith Left WAAY 31?
Is Smith a Part of WAAY 31

Chris Smith used to be a talented weather personality at WAAY TV News. He was the expert in tracking storms and giving a second-by-second update to the viewers. On 3 March 2019, he decided to quit the job at WAAY 31 and started providing an individual private service as Financial Advisor.

Has Demetria Left WAAY 31?

Demetria Green was an Evening Anchor at ABC 31 News Huntsville. She used to deliver the primetime Huntsville Al News. Green joined the team in June 2014 after serving WTVY as a news anchor for around four years. But, in December 2018, she moved to the next better opportunity, PHL17, as a Morning News Anchor.

How to Watch WAAY 31 Live Stream?

WAAY 31 live stream can be accessed over-the-air via an antenna, through cable network services, at the official website/mobile app, or several live streaming services such as ROKU, Amazon, livenewsglobe, etc.

What Happened at Thomas Dr. Sw WAAY 31?

On 17 October 2020, WAAY 31 News team reported that a man was shot in the leg. Decatur Police confirmed the news and said that the victim was a UPS worker. They told the media that his injuries were not life-threatening and he would survive the wound.

Who is Taylor Polidore from Channel 31 News in Huntsville, Alabama?
Tyler Polidor has nothing to do with WAAY 31. She isn’t any anchor, host, and news reporter working for the channel, nor she has any past connections linked to Channel 31 Huntsville.

WAAY 31 Huntsville at Glance

“Skilled to Work” service by WAAY 31 is an initiative from the channel to inform the Huntsville and Decatur community about countrywide jobs in different skilled trades. There are several jobs out there looking for some experienced and professional hand on their side, and you can be the one to join that force. The channel’s “WAAY to Win” feature presents different contests in which viewers can participate and get a chance to win exciting prizes. The current contests include Rocket City Christmas Spectacular, 12 Day of Christmas, Hero Salute, Skating the Park, and Be Thankful.

WAAY 31 News satellite broadcasters
WAAY 31 News satellite broadcasters | Courtesy: official website

“Deal and Steals” by WAAY TV is an exciting service that educates the people about the latest deals in the neighborhood’s best businesses and restaurants, where the audience can get up to 50 percent off on food and shopping. So, go now and avail this opportunity right now. The network’s “Dream Home Cooking” is a cooking program hosted by Melissa Friday on ABC 31 News Huntsville Every Sunday. Here she tries several new recipes and lets the viewers taste something different and delicious.

About WAAY 31

WAAY 31 first hit the waves on 1 August 1959 under the calls WAFG-TV as the first primary ABC affiliate network in Alabama State. There was only one operational channel in the area at that time, i.e., an NBC affiliate WMSL-TV licensed to Decatur, which is now called WAFF and serves Huntsville.

WAAY 31 LiveThe station’s calls were flipped to the current ones WAAY TV in 1963 when it came under the possession of new owner Smith Broadcasting. On 2 September 1968, the station jumped to the new affiliate partner NBC Network but then again returned to its original content provider ABC Network on 11 Dec 1977. In 2007, the channel’s news services were ranked at 3rd spot. It used to broadcast weekend morning news; however, it decided to drop that later. On 16 July 2007, WAAY 31 News introduced a new set and graphic resources like those of siblings WTXL and WWSB.

On 12 December 2011, the network started airing its newscast in HD, making it the 3rd TV service in the market to begin operating High-Resolution news after the WAFF and WJNT. In 2014, WAAY 31 unveiled three separate websites, Tech,, and for Northern Alabama’s tech, military, and space industries. Currently, after moving through several ownerships over the years, WAAY 31 now lies in the hands of Allen Media Broadcasting by Alabama TV License Company. Its present affiliate partners are ABC (primary) and Dabl, Ion Television & QVC (Secondary).

WKTV 13 News newscasters
WKTV 13 News newscasters | Credits: facebook page

WAAY TV ABC 31 News Mobile App

With the tagline Coverage that You Can Count On, the WAAY TV mobile app offers the latest happenings in Tech, Space, Business, and Local News. The application is adorned with customized features and easy to use. Personalized forecast by WAAY 31 Weather squad “Storm Force 31 Weather Team” lets you prepare about the weather events. See what’s going on in the neighborhood and keep informed about recent local, regional, and state sporting events. Furthermore, read exciting stories, watch exclusive TV programs via WAAY 31 live stream, and enjoy various contests only on the channel’s user-friendly mobile app.

Although you can get all the essential weather services on the station’s news app, still the network has introduced its separate weather app, WAAY Weather. It is loaded with all the necessary weather services that the web has to offer to the viewers, including the live radar. Learn the weather conditions in Tennessee Valley and get tips about keeping you, your family, and friends out of danger during the Code Red Weather situation.

WAAY 31 Notable News Team

WAAY TV has an astute team of journalists providing the latest breaking news Huntsville Al, political shows, live discussion, entertainment programs, and whatnot to the Decatur community. The station has an eye for talent. Therefore, it selects the most professional personalities with proper screening and evaluation. Their journalism skills are admirable, and people love to put their trust in them. Pat Simon, Najahe Sherman, Dan Shaffer, Alex Scott, and Bridget Divers are among the channel’s highly skilled news reporters and anchors.

Najahe Sherman: A Prudent News Personality at WAAY 31 News

Najahe Sherman work at WAAY 31 NewsNajahe Sherman became a part of the Channel 31 Huntsville news squad in Feb 2018. She hosts WAAY 31 News at 4pm, 5pm, 6pm and 10pm. Sherman originally joined the network as a Morning and Midday news host but was promoted to the Evening host position a year later. She covered several biggest news events, and one of them was a historic flood in North Alabama in 2019.

After completing her degree from The University of Kansas in BS Broadcast Journalism, Najahe Sherman started working as a TV News host at KSLA News 12 TV in January 2009. Later, she became a reporter at KSHB-TV in 2010. In April 2013, Najahe joined WKRN-TV News 2 and served there for more than five years. Eventually, in Feb 2018, she landed a stable position at WAAY-TV as a Morning & Midday News Anchor. Currently, she has been working on the same channel as an Evening News Anchor.

Storm Force 31 Weather Team

Storm Force 31 Weather Team logoWAAY 31 Weather squad “Storm Force 31 Weather Team” consists of four hard-working meteorologists, including Ashley Carter, Kate McKenna, Carson Meredith, and Rob Elvington. They know how to handle the weather equipment, including the WAAY radar. They track the severe climate conditions and provide minute-by-minute updates to the viewers to take proper measures before the weather gets worse. The team also have covered several extreme weather events.

Kate McKenna: Chief Meteorologist at ABC 31 News Huntsville

Kate McKenna services for WAAY 31 NewsKate has been a weather geek since childhood. When she was nine, she witnessed the terrible storm that produced gigantic hails in Kentucky, her home state. That made her afraid of the thunderstorm clouds, but eventually, she overcame that phobia, and her fear turned into curiosity. It was at that moment Kate decided to study weather.

McKenna pursued her studies in BS Meteorology from the University of South Alabama. Before completing her studies, she got a chance to chase storm for two weeks together with Western Kentucky University class in the Plains. In June 2014, after completing her degree, she started working as a Chief meteorologist at KDRV NewsWatch 12, where she was nominated as the “Favorite Weatherperson” in a local publication. Later, McKenna became a Chief Meteorologist at WAAY 31.

WAAY TV News Programming

The network provides different TV programs, from informative news show “WAAY 31 News” to thriller TV Series “General Hospital.” Some other exciting shows are ABC World News Tonight with David Muir, Jeopardy, The View, Good Morning America, Live with Kelly and Ryan, Valley Marketplace, Funny You Should Ask, Valley Marketplace, Entertainment Tonight, The Bachelor, and Jimmy Kimmel Live.

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The Bachelor TV Series

The Bachelor is a US dating reality TV show that premiered on ABC on 25 March 2002. It recently started airing on WAAY 31. The program is anchored by Chris Harrison. It has a huge franchise consisting of Bachelor Pas, The Bachelorette, The Bachelor Presents: Listen to Your Heart, The Bachelor Winter Games, Bachelor in Paradise, The Bachelor Summer Games, The Bachelor: The Greatest Season – Ever! and Bachelor in Paradise: After Paradise. All these programs were a huge success.

The Bachelor Show
The Bachelor Show | Credits: official website

The Bachelor was produced by Mike Fleiss at Burbank’s Warner Bros Studios. However, its “After the Final Rose” and few other specials were initially taped at CBS Studio Center, Studio City, and Victory Studios, LA, California.

The program is about a single bachelor who starts the show with several romantic interests. As the season moves forward, the bachelor keeps eliminating the candidates each week and eventually reaches a climax of proposing the final selection.

WAAY 31 TV Schedule

Here is the complete list of shows airing on WAAY News. Viewers can watch these programs over the Roku via WAAY 31 live stream.

The Hustler The Bachelor Jimmy Kimmel Live WAAY 31 News
ABC News Nightline Comics Unleased Funny You Should Ask Live with Kelly and Ryan
Entertainment Tonight Valley Marketplace ABC World News Now Good Morning America
America this Morning GMA3: What You Need to Know The Doctors General Hospital
The View Jeopardy! ABC World News Tonight with David Muir The Goldbergs
The Lion King Who Wants to be a Millionaire? The Chase Celebrity Wheel of Fortune
The Chase 20/20 MyDestination.TV Your Retirement Matters with Chris Wallace
Sea Rescue Ocean Treks with Jeff Corwin Good Morning America Saturday Cars.TV
Rock the Park Raceweek Shark Tank The Good Doctor
Made in Hollywood To Tell the Truth Entertainment with Byron Allen In Touch with Dr. Charles Stanley
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Coverage Map

WAAY 31 News coverage map
WAAY 31 News coverage map | Source: official website
Trevelyan Cosmo
Trevelyan Cosmo
A professional writer since 2013 with a Bachelor of Science in Economics, Trevelyan Cosmo ran the creative writing department for the major News Channels until 2019. He then worked as a Senior content writer with, including national newspapers, magazines, and online work. He specializes in economics and broadcasting communications.

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